HR Assistant

HR Assistant – Direct Hire – Salem

Mulberry Talent Partners has joined with our client in the Salem area to identify a full time Human Resources Assistant. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years’ Human Resource experience, excellent communication, and strong customer service skills. Bilingual Spanish is highly desired. 

Our client offers a supportive and friendly work environment where jeans are encouraged. This position pays $16.00-$18.00 per hour, depending on experience, with recently expanded company benefits. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone seeking overtime and growth within an organization.

Responsibilities at a glance:

  • Administer and process workers compensation claims, safety information, return to work programs and accident/incident investigations
  • Process all Medical, Workers Compensation, FMLA, OFLA, and other leaves
  • Maintain safety committee records and petty cash receipts
  • Provide administrative backup assistance in payroll, reception, and employee benefits
  • Provide backup assistance to Human Resources Manager on projects and assignments
  • Assist and follow up on employee concerns
  • Run various reports to verify and audit data
  • Maintain employee files in compliance with policies and procedures and make recommendations for changes and amendments
  • Support AAP/EEO programs
  • Support Workers Compensation program by compiling reports and providing coordination with the Corporate Office
  • Act as first-aid responder, maintain first-aid supplies, and schedule BioHazard pickups.
  • Interview and hire plant employees
  • Conduct new hire orientation and on-boarding


  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus
  • Available for swing shift hours of 2:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years’ human resources experience
  • Knowledge of federal and state leave laws and workers compensation
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and handle sensitive information in a professional manner